Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate advised funds. It also includes grants made from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies.

The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Summit League Santa Clara CA United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Symphony Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cross Catholic Outreach, Inc. N/A FL United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 102,884
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Texas Freedom Network Education Fund N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Deschutes Basin Land Trust N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ducks Unlimited, Inc. N/A TN United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Echoing Green, Inc. N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Emory University N/A GA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,100,308
The Voter Participation Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Food Forward Inc N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation of City College of San Francisco Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends Of The Mandarin Scholars In The SMFCSD San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 3,545,692

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Summit League Santa Clara Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Symphony Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cross Catholic Outreach, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 102,884
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Texas Freedom Network Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Deschutes Basin Land Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ducks Unlimited, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Echoing Green, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Emory University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,100,308
The Voter Participation Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Food Forward Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation of City College of San Francisco Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends Of The Mandarin Scholars In The SMFCSD San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 3,545,692

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania PA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships Inc PA International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2019 143,750
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Valley Verde CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Friends of Notre-Dame De Paris, Inc. DC General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Generation Citizen Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Voter Registration Project DC Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Whole Armour International Church MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Global Citizen Year Incorporated CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Xavier Mission Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Heart to Heart International Children's Medical Alliance CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Homeless Garden Project CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 258,325

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Summit League United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Symphony Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cross Catholic Outreach, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 102,884
Squashdrive United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Texas Freedom Network Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Deschutes Basin Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ducks Unlimited, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Echoing Green, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Emory University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,100,308
The Voter Participation Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Food Forward Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation of City College of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends Of The Mandarin Scholars In The SMFCSD United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 3,545,692

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13280 records found.